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Shuttle Atlantis a turning point into the unknown | Astro Bob

Shuttle Atlantis a turning point into the unknown | Astro Bob | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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Poche ore al lancio di STS-135 - Spaziando

Poche ore al lancio di STS-135 - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Le condizioni meteo non sono ottime, ma la speranza è che possa partire come previsto questo pomeriggio (8 luglio). L'immagine, scattata qualche giorno fa, dell'ombra dello SHuttle è particolarmente suggestiva.
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Eroding NASA Science: Space Telescope Scrapped? : Discovery News

Eroding NASA Science: Space Telescope Scrapped? : Discovery News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
After months of James Webb Space Telescope mismanagement accusations, a U.S. House subcommittee has recommended the $6.5 billion project's cancellation.
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Stairs of Stone | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Stairs of Stone | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The wind has exposed layers of sedimentary rock inside a crater in Meridiani Planum on Mars. The area shown is a couple of kilometers wide.
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Dawn Team Members Check out Spacecraft - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dawn Team Members Check out Spacecraft - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Mission managers for NASA's Dawn spacecraft are studying the spacecraft's ion propulsion system after Dawn experienced a loss of thrust on June 27.
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Trent'anni di voli dello Space Shuttle della Nasa

Trent'anni di voli dello Space Shuttle della Nasa | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Riassumere i 30 anni passati assieme ai voli dello Space Shuttle, con le ansie, le soddisfazioni, i brividi, i ritardi, le scoperte è impresa...
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ESA Portal - Eye of Gaia: billion-pixel camera to map Milky Way

ESA Portal - Eye of Gaia: billion-pixel camera to map Milky Way | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The largest digital camera ever built for a space mission has been painstakingly mosaicked together from 106 separate electronic detectors.
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Press Release - Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics Sharpens Subaru Telescope's Eyesight and Opens a New Vision of the Distant Universe - Subaru Telescope

Press Release - Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics Sharpens Subaru Telescope's Eyesight and Opens a New Vision of the Distant Universe - Subaru Telescope | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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NASA - A Day in the Life

NASA - A Day in the Life | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
These false-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft chronicle a day in the life of a huge storm that developed from a small spot that appeared 12 weeks earlier in Saturn's northern mid-latitudes.
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Il Sole si mangia una cometa, ma evidentemente gli rimane pesante ....

Il Sole si mangia una cometa, ma evidentemente gli rimane pesante .... | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il Sole, visto in una lunghezza d'onda molto verso il Blu, il 5 luglio scorso era così:Di uno strano colore per noi, ma pacifico.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Aspettando lo Shuttle qualche bella foto dallo spazio

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Aspettando lo Shuttle qualche bella foto dallo spazio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Aspettando lo Shuttle qualche bella foto dallo spazio
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Neptune begins to give up its secrets : Nature News

Neptune begins to give up its secrets : Nature News | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Weather may delay space history

Weather may delay space history | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Nasa enters the final stages of preparation for its last-ever shuttle mission, but the Florida weather looks likely to delay the Atlantis orbiter's launch.
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Cosmonaut: Soviet space shuttle was safer than NASA's - space - 07 July 2011 - New Scientist

Cosmonaut: Soviet space shuttle was safer than NASA's - space - 07 July 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A veteran cosmonaut tells New Scientist how the shuttle's Soviet rival, Buran, was better – and was meant to drop bombs from space...
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Herschel Helps Solve Mystery of Cosmic Dust Origins - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Herschel Helps Solve Mystery of Cosmic Dust Origins - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
New observations from the infrared Herschel Space Observatory reveal that an exploding star expelled the equivalent of between 160,000 and 230,000 Earth masses of fresh dust.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Tutto pronto per l'ultimo volo dello Shuttle mentre gli Usa riflettono sul futuro della corsa allo spazio

Tutto pronto per l'ultimo volo dello Shuttle mentre gli Usa riflettono sul futuro della corsa allo spazio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Parte nelle prossime ore, con la missione STS – 135, l'ultimo degli Shuttle Nasa e già ci si chiede che cosa succederà dopo.
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Distant light hints at size of space-time grains - space - 07 July 2011 - New Scientist

Distant light hints at size of space-time grains - space - 07 July 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The light from a spectacular gamma-ray burst has been used to push the boundaries in a search for a theory of everything...
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Does Asteroid Vesta Have a Moon? - NASA Science

Does Asteroid Vesta Have a Moon? - NASA Science | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
As NASA's ion-powered Dawn spacecraft approaches Vesta for orbital insertion in mid-July, Dawn's camera's will be scanning space around the giant asteroid for signs of an asteroid moon.
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Lampi fulmini e saette , ma sopratutto tuoni su Saturno - Spaziando

Lampi fulmini e saette , ma sopratutto tuoni su Saturno - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Saturno, la sua silouette è assolutamente inconfondibile. Quella che si vede, una buffa nuvoletta, è in realtà una terrificante tempesta nell'atmosfera del pianeta con gli anelli.
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